By ISRAEL LAR
As Plateau State is craving for peace, progress and development the Governor Simon Bako Lalong led administration in the state has promised to do everything within its powers in the next four years to provide the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Lalong stated this, Wednesday when he hosted the Gamai Nation led by its paramount ruler, His Royal Highness, Miskoom Martins Muduutrie Shaldas III at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Little Rayfield, Jos.
According to the Governor, politics is about interest, stressing that his interest is not only for the Gamai Nation, but for the entire state, which he said is presently his constituency.
He said that gone were the days the development is lopsided in the state, adding that the state would witness equitable distribution of developmental projects.
While thanking the Gamai Nation for the love, solidarity and voting for the Rescue Administration in the state, Gov. Lalong promised to continue with the development of agriculture, education and infrastructural development in the state.
Earlier in his remarks, the Long Gamai, His Royal Highness, Miskoom Martins Muduutrie Shaldas III said the aim of the visit to the Governor was to encourage him to perform beyond expectation, saying since his election in 2015, the Gamai Nation has not paid him a solidarity visit.
The Long Gamai used the occasion to pray for a successful second tenure for Gov. Lalong, praying further that the present administration would witness unprecedented development.
While commending the Governor for starting on sound footing, the paramount of the Gamai Nation pleaded for adequate attention to the rural areas, especially in the area of water, electricity and other basic necessities so as to make life more meaningful to the rural dweller to reduce rural-urban migration.